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Unfortunately the author denies that mental illness even exists, and has recently been posting misinformation about medication on Twitter, despite having no medical degree or license to practice medicine.

Even if there is clear evidence that misogyny has impacted the fields of psychology and psychiatry, there's no need to throw the baby out with the bathwater. She does a huge disservice to those who do struggle with genuine mental health issues, and who have been helped by medication or therapy.

She also didn't declare her conflicts of interest, that she sells "professional services," including consultations and training. She may benefit financially by deterring people from pursuing evidence-based treatment and turning to her services instead.

What do you mean she has no degree? The author is a psychologist and has a PhD in forensic psychology.

I didn't say she had no degree. I said she has no medical degree or license to practice medicine.

She is not a psychologist either. She does not have a degree, training, or license in psychotherapy.

She's speaking on issues she has no professional training or standing in, and could cause others harm with her inaccurate advice. She's also recently been found to have revealed the private details of abuse victims without their permission, so she's not exactly reputable.

[–] sealwomyn 0 points Edited

Her site says that she is a chartered psychologist, I'm assuming that's in the UK where she lives. That doesn't mean I always agree with her -- I do think she leans toward throwing the baby out with the bathwater but it's undeniable there's a lot of really nasty misogynistic bathwater that needs to be thrown out of psychiatry, previous generations of radical feminists such as Dr. Bonnie Burstow have written about it as well. I just don't think it's fair to say she has no credentials.

That is disturbing about sharing her clients' info though as well :/